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  • Development Applications v Complying Development Certificates

    DA v CDC: What’s the difference? When you’re starting your journey to build a new home, it’s easy to get confused by the difference between a Development Application (DA) and a Complying Development Certificate (CDC). Which is best for your build? A Development Application (also known as DA)... Read more
  • BASIX & the Joys of an Energy Efficient Home

    BASIX stands for Building Sustainability Index. It is both incredibly important to an energy efficient home – and something you don’t need to think about at all when you build with Horizon Homes. But let us explain! BASIX is a NSW initiative to ensure that new homes are... Read more
  • Still Building Beautiful Knock Down Rebuild Homes

    The Art of Staying Flexible During Difficult Times Every day at Horizon Homes, we are being asked if our builds are affected by COVID-19. So far, we have been fortunate that construction is an “essential industry” in Australia. So, we are very much open for business! We have... Read more
  • Best of Houzz 2019

    Best of Houzz 2019 Horizon Homes has been named among the ‘Best of Houzz’ for 2019. While the accolade from Houzz is great, what’s even better is that, in large part, the award is based on customer reviews – so it is a reflection on what our real-life... Read more
  • Tougher BASIX requirements

    Existing homes in NSW account for about 17% of our state’s energy consumption and the government is predicting that 1.8 million new homes will be built in NSW over the next 40 years. With those figures, it is clear that residential energy efficiency is one of the easiest... Read more